Sewage works are 'premises' for nuisance purposes after all

The High Court has ruled that sewage treatment works are "premises" under statutory nuisance legislation. The decision reopens the door for local authorities to use nuisance abatement notices to curb odour pollution from sewage works, and may affect the Government's thinking on whether new legislation is needed to enable effective control of sewage odours.

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